Locust is available on PyPI and can be installed through pip or easy_install

pip install locustio


easy_install locustio

When Locust is installed, a locust command should be available in your shell (if you’re not using virtualenv - which you should - make sure your python script directory is on your path).

To see available options, run:

locust --help

Installing ZeroMQ

If you intend to run Locust distributed across multiple processes/machines, we recommend you to also install pyzmq and gevent-zeromq:

pip install pyzmq gevent-zeromq


easy_install pyzmq gevent-zeromq

Installing Locust on Windows

The easiest way to get Locust running on Windows is to first install pre built binary packages for gevent (0.13) and greenlet and then follow the above instructions.

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